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Waterflow reports for the Colorado river from Glenn Canyon dam to Parker dam

Lower Colorado River Operations Schedule

Releases from Davis and Parker dams will vary from about 4,500
cubic feet per second (cfs) to 24,000 cfs during a 24-hour period.
River levels will vary during the 24-hour periods with the higher
levels coinciding with periods of peak hydroelectric power
generation.  Levels below the dams are usually highest during the
afternoon and early evening. Average daily releases may vary in
response to changing conditions.

Average daily releases and midnight lake elevations for the week,
as well as anticipated averages for the following 2 weeks, are
scheduled as follows:


            Parker             Davis              Hoover         
            Dam       Lake     Dam       Lake     Dam       Lake 
            Average   Havasu   Average   Mohave   Average   Mead 
            Release   Elev.    Release   Elev.    Release   Elev.
Date        (cfs)     (ft)     (cfs)     (ft)     (cfs)     (ft) 
----        -----     ----     -----     ----     -----     ---- 
Aug 15      11000    448.2     12600    642.0     14000    1110.2
Aug 16      11000    448.1     12600    642.1     14000    1110.4
Aug 17      10100    448.1     12600    642.1     14000    1110.6
Aug 18       8000    448.4     12600    642.2     14000    1110.8
Aug 19      11800    448.2     12600    642.3     14000    1111.0
Aug 20      11000    448.1     12800    642.2     12000    1111.2
Aug 21      10900    448.0     12800    642.0     11400    1111.5

Average     10500              12700              13300

Aug 22 to
Aug 28       9600    448.5     12800    642.1     13300    1112.9

Aug 29 to
Sep  4       9100    448.5     12500    641.6     11900    1114.0

Current Lake Powell storage is 18,446 thousand acre-feet (KAF)
(76 percent of capacity).
Lake Mead storage is 12,339 KAF (48 percent of capacity).
Total system storage is 39,281 KAF (66 percent of capacity).
Lake Powell elevation is 3,659.64 feet.

The observed April-July inflow for the Colorado River is 12.92
million acre-feet or 163 percent of average.

Yesterday, the average Colorado River flows were 1,040 cfs near
the Yuma Fourth Avenue Bridge and 1,367 cfs at the Northerly
International Boundary.  The average release from Painted Rock Dam
was 0 cfs and Alamo Dam was 50 cfs.  The Morelos Dam diversions
for the week of 15-Aug-2011 are expected to be 1,310 cfs. 

ALL RIVER USERS should remember that fluctuating river flows
may conceal or create natural hazards such as moving sandbars,
gravel bars, unstable riverbanks, floating or submerged debris,
or other unfamiliar obstacles.

Caution should be exercised while using the river between
Davis Dam and the Mexican Border at San Luis, Arizona.

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